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Monthly Current Affairs 2019

Brexit: UK Parliament rejects Brexit Deal, May to face no-confidence vote

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British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat in the Parliament on January 15 when over 100 lawmakers of May's Conservative party - both Brexiteers and Remainers, voted against the Brexit deal. This is the biggest-ever defeat suffered by a British premier in modern history.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 January 2019

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The Department of Science and Technology along with Doordarshan has launched two science communication initiatives -DD Science and India Science. While DD Science will have a one-hour time slot on the Doordarshan National channel, India Science will be an internet-based channel, which will be made available on any internet-enabled device.

Cabinet approves Recapitalisation of Export-Import Bank of India

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Exim Bank is the principal export credit agency for India. The infusion of capital into Exim Bank will enable it to augment capital adequacy and support Indian exports with enhanced ability.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 January 2019

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In Rajasthan, senior leader of Congress and former Central Minister C.P Joshi was elected as Speaker of the 15th Legislative Assembly. Leader of the Rajasthan house, Ashok Gehlot proposed Joshi’s name for the speaker which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Katariya, and leaders of other parties.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 16 January 2019

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The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, 9th International Micro irrigation conference and new chair of G77 among others.

Union Cabinet Approvals: 16 January 2019

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The Union Cabinet approved regularization of Pay scales of below Board Level Executives in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. (NHPC), North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), THDC India Ltd. and Satluj Jal Vidhyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVN) with effect from January 1997.

PM Modi to inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 on January 18

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The Summit will witness presence of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrashekhran, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla, Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani, Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej, among others.

DBT, ICAR sign MoU for cooperation in agricultural biotechnology research and education

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The Department of Biotechnology and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase emphasis on multi-disciplinary research and development activities and nurturing innovations in agricultural biotechnology research and education.

7-Member GoM constituted for boosting Real Estate Sector under GST regime

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The group has been tasked to provide a Composition Scheme for Residential Construction Units. It will examine and suggest ways for Composition Scheme or any other Scheme for boosting Real Estate Sector and suggest Scheme for Transition and its introduction

Government launches two national science channels DD Science, India Science

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The Department of Science and Technology along with Doordarshan, Prasar Bharati on January 15, 2019 launched two science communication initiatives -DD Science and India Science.The two science channels, which are milestones in the history of science communication in India, are the first step in creating a national science channel for the country.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 January 2019

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The world's largest religious and cultural human congregation, ‘Kumbh 2019’ began at Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh on January 15, 2019 and will go on till March 4, 2019.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 15 January 2019

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15 January 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Army Day, Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 and Global Aviation Summit 2019 among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 January 2019

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71st Army Day was celebrated across India on January 15, 2019 to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) KM Carriappa took over the command of Indian Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army.

PM Modi launches development projects worth over Rs 1500 crore in Odisha

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PM Modi dedicated electrified Jharsuguda-Vizianagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines spanning 813 kilometres to the nation. These railway lines were electrified at a cost of around Rs 1,000 crore.

Global Aviation Summit 2019 begins in Mumbai

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The two-day summit is being organised by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, Airport Authority of India (AAI) in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Government launches ‘Womaniya on Government e Marketplace’ initiative

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The Womaniya homepage (gem.gov.in/womaniya) will inform procurement officers in various government ministries, departments and CPSEs about the drive to promote procurement of common use goods and services from women entrepreneurs.

Kumbh Mela 2019: World's largest religious and cultural human congregation begins in UP

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The Kumbh Mela is the largest public congregation of faith. The congregation includes Ascetics, Saints, Sadhus, Sadhvis, Kalpvasis, and Pilgrims from all walks of life.

Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019: 10% reservation for economically weak in general category comes into force

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The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019, the Act providing 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of General Category, came into effect on January 14, 2019.

Puducherry to ban single-use plastic from March 1

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Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1, 2019. The neighbouring Tamil Nadu government had in June 2018 announced that it would ban the use of plastic items including non-biodegradable carry bags from January 1, 2019.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 January 2019

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The Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on January 14, 2019 conferred with the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential Award. The Award focuses on the triple bottom-line of ‘People, Profit and Planet’. The award will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation.

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